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Family Farmers Stand in Solidarity with Striking Workers

For Immediate Release – May, 2022 Contact: Zena McFadden (608) 475 1534 and/or Joel Greeno (608) 462 3560 From the successful strikes at Starbucks shops, to the work stoppage at the farm implement dealer, CNH Industrial, the labor movement is … Continue reading

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The US Forces Its Flawed Food System on the World

We ignore the fact that efforts, like AGRA, have failed and we refuse to support and fund Agroecological solutions that will work. By Jim Goodman, FFD board member and retired WI dairy farmer Originally published by Common Dreams, April 22, … Continue reading

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Don’t be Fooled Wisconsin by TIAA’s Greenwashing!

Farmers, Students, Teachers, and Unions Deliver a “Thank You” Cake to UW-Madison Chancellor, Rebecca Blank, Asking Her as a Board Member of TIAA to No Longer Allow the Global Pension Fund’s Investment in Land Grabbing, Fossil Fuels, and Climate Injustice! … Continue reading

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Save the Date! – Sun. Dec. 12th 3:00 pm (CDT) FFD Annual Mtg followed at 5:00 pm (CDT) 2021 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Ceremony!

To accommodate as many folks as safely as possible, this year’s event will be a hybrid, both in-person and online. The in-person version will be at the Branding Iron Roadhouse (32 S. Main St., Lime Ridge, WI) The online virtual … Continue reading

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F-35s, Toxic Sludge, and PFAS – Oh My! The Sorry Legacy of the Military Industrial Complex

F-35s, Toxic Sludge, and PFAS – Oh My! The Sorry Legacy of the Military Industrial Complex By: John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders Version of this article will be appearing in the Summer 2021 FFD Defenders Newsletter As … Continue reading

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